This internationally-oriented program is offered by one of the leading economics departments in Austria. You enjoy ample freedom to develop solid skills in your favourite fields of interest, preparing for careers in economic policy, research, or business.
MSc Economics is an internationally oriented, two-year Master's program taught in English. You can choose between an Applied Track and a Science Track, select your favourite areas of specialization and study for a semester at a renowned international partner university. The program provides students with a thorough understanding of economic theories and state-of-the art empirical methods, applying them to a broad range of policy and business topics.
In the first half of the first semester there is an introductory phase jointly taught for both tracks which students have to pass to continue their studies. Thereafter separate mandatory courses are offered for the two tracks.
A rigorous selection process and our highly qualified faculty ensure the highest quality standards. Hence, students experience learning in small teams with various opportunities to work closely with other students and faculty members.
As a graduate of the WU Economics Master's Program, you find a broad range of attractive career opportunities. Typically, graduates make a quick transition from university into jobs. About 85 percent hold a job within three months after graduation.
Information on funding and scholarships can be found at the following website: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/students/my-degree-program/masters-student-guide/grants-and-scholarships/